Avid, Azure Execs Highlight Keynotes at July 25 M&E Day

When the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) holds its first-ever Microsoft Media & Entertainment Day July 25 at the Microsoft Technology Center (MTC) in New York City, a pair of keynotes highlight two of the four session tracks that are on tap. In the session track... More

Is Your Licensing Growth Strategy Better Than ‘Harry Potter’s’?

By Natasha Carter, global marketing manager, Vistex – I recently watched a webinar put on by the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association (LIMA) on “Reframing the Ways Brands Grow,” and it got me thinking. What is a brand? It’s not just a produc... More

Box Exec: Leveraging the ‘Big 3’ of Information Governance Reduces Business Risk

Now that employees are accessing content from all kinds of devices and across many different locations, information governance (IG) has become more important than ever. Therefore, leveraging the “big three” components of IG — retention, defensible discovery and security cla... More

IBM CFO: Company Made Cloud Services Strides in Q2

IBM continued to make strides in the second quarter (ended June 30) with its cloud services, including an increased number of clients opting to use its blockchain and Watson artificial intelligence (AI) solutions, according to CFO Martin Schroeter. “The quarter played out as... More

NAGRA, Studios Tee Up Security Insights for July 25 Content Protection Summit

For years now the Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA) has held its Content Protection Summit (CPS) in Hollywood, bringing together security experts across the entertainment industry to share the latest solutions and best practices in protecting assets. For the f... More

NSS Labs Launches CAWS 3.0, Continuous Security Validation Platform

Cybersecurity firm NSS Labs has announced CAWS 3.0, a continuous security validation platform that leverages the company’s unmatched expertise in security product testing and threat discovery to evaluate security control effectiveness and provide enterprises with relevant infor... More

​​Canada’s TELUS Taps Mediamorph for Contract Management Services

Canadian telecommunications company TELUS has tapped Mediamorph and its cloud-based enterprise software and data services to automate contract management and programmer fee calculations, the companies announced. TELUS currently has nearly 13 million subscribers, and with all C... More

Video in the Cloud, Machine Learning Highlight Microsoft Tracks at July 25 M&E Event

In addition to Metadata Madness East and the Content Protection Summit East, the inaugural Microsoft Media & Entertainment Day July 25 will see a pair of Microsoft-hosted tracks of panels and presentations. First, in the morning, attendees at the Microsoft Technology Cente... More

NeuLion, Nokia Execs: Media Companies Should Take Advantage of VR Opportunities

There are many opportunities for media companies that want to capitalize on the thriving virtual reality (VR) market, and the end-to-end, jointly integrated platform offered by NeuLion and Nokia presents many benefits, according to executives at the two companies. The new imme... More

Tips for Launching an OTT App

Martijn Van Horssen, CEO and founder, 24i Media — Over the top (OTT) television is changing the way people watch video. Whereas television screens were once used almost exclusively for linear TV, today’s viewers use may connected devices, media adaptors and internet TV app... More